Obituaries

Amos Lincoln Odum, 92, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday af…

Doug Walker, 84, of Blackshear, died peacefully Thursday, Apri…

John Alexander Yovu, 76, of Blackshear, passed away Monday mor…

Despite their billion dollar balance sheets, large public corporations have the backbone of a jellyfish. Put enough pressure on them and they will fold like a tent. I offer into evidence S.B. 202, the voting rights bill passed by the General Assembly this past session and signed into law by …

An interesting subplot in any legislative session involves the newcomers. Despite popular perception, “career politicians” aren’t very prevalent in the General Assembly: It’s a low-paying job with long hours and, increasingly, year-round demands. After a few terms, most members either seek h…